The incidence of tuberculosis infection in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation recipients: A retrospective cohort study from a center in Turkey


Aki S. Z. , Sucak G. T. , GÜZEL TUNÇCAN Ö. , KÖKTÜRK N. , ŞENOL E.

TRANSPLANT INFECTIOUS DISEASE, cilt.20, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 20 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/tid.12912
  • Dergi Adı: TRANSPLANT INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Özet

BackgroundImmune-compromised patients with latent TB infection (LTBI) are at risk for TB reactivation and should receive prophylaxis. Whereas the tuberculin skin test (TST) has limitations particularly in immune-compromised patients.